Research Article
Observation on Ultrastructure of Rabbit Cysticercus pisiformis

X.P. Fan, Q.Y. Shang, X.Y. Zhang, J.H. Han and X.L. Sun

Veterinary Research, 2012, 5(5), 102-106.

Abstract

To observe ultrastructure of rabbit Cysticercus pisiformis. Cysticercus pisiformis of naturally infected rabbit was collected and prepared for Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) examinations. Under TEM, cysticercosis pisiformis appeared to be ovoid form which comprised cyst wall, cyst fluid, scolex and cervical segment from outer to inner side. The structure of cyst wall was 3 layers (cortex, mesenchyina and parenchyma) of which the cortex was composed of 2 layers regular long strip shape cells, the mesenchyina included a large number of glycogen granules and some bunches of fiber and the parenchyma included two kinds of cells besides glycogen granules and fiber. One kind was calcareous corpuscles cell and the other was spindle cell with bigger nuclear. The scolex comprised cortex, mesenchyina and parenchyma from outer to inner side of which the outside cortex laid a large number of regular microvilli, the mesenchyina laid a large number of structureless fibrous material and glycogen granules and the parenchyma laid parenchymal cells, cortical cell, myoblast, flame cell, calcareous corpuscles cell, hamulus, collecting duct and excretory duct. The structure of cervical segment was similar with that of the scolex which included collecting duct and gather duct net. The ultrastructure of rabbit cysticercosis pisiformis was similar with that of the reported other cestode except a large number of regular microvilli in the cortex of scolex, sparser microvilli in cervical segment than scolex and no microvilli in cyst wall. Furthermore, 2 layers regular long strip shape cells were in the cortex of cyst wall which had no report in cysticercus cellulosae and sheep coenosis.

ASCI-ID: 178-95

Fulltext

Similar Articles


Clinical, Hematological, Biochemical and Pathological Studies on Zinc Deficiency (Hypozincemia) in Sheep

Veterinary Research, 2010, 3(2), 14-20.

Oral Lesions in Sheep in Mosul Area, Iraq

Veterinary Research, 2010, 3(2), 21-26.

Effect of Gestation and Maternal Copper on the Fetal Fluids and Tissues Copper Concentrations in Sheep

Veterinary Research, 2011, 4(1), 9-12.

Correlation Between Zinc Deficiency and Immune Status of Sheep

Veterinary Research, 2011, 4(2), 50-55.

Abomasal and Small Intestinal Nematods of Small Ruminants Slaughtered in Different Restaurants in Hawassa

Veterinary Research, 2011, 4(2), 39-44.

Serum Copper Concentration and Immune Status of Sheep: Clinical and Laboratory Study

Veterinary Research, 2012, 5(2), 16-21.

Comparative Studies of Different Serological Tests for Diagnosis of Brucellosis in Vaccinated Sheep with Special Reference to Competitive ELISA

Veterinary Research, 2012, 5(2), 31-36.

Socio-Economic Status and Flock Management Practices of Sheep Farmers in Telangana Region of Andhra Pradesh

Veterinary Research, 2012, 5(2), 37-40.

Epidemiology of Cestodes Infections in Sheep and Goats in Benin

Veterinary Research, 2012, 5(3), 59-62.

Assessment of Extracellular Fluid Deficit and Electrolyte Levels in Stressed Marwari Sheep

Veterinary Research, 2012, 5(5), 97-101.

Housing and Health Care Management Practices Adopted by Sheep Farmers in Telangana Region of Andhra Pradesh

Veterinary Research, 2013, 6(3), 64-67.

Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Ruminants in Morocco

Veterinary Research, 2017, 10(1), 1-5.

Lungworm Infection: Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors in Debre Birhan Town Ethiopia

Veterinary Research, 2016, 9(4), 15-20.

Microanatomical Patterns of Renal Amyloidosis in Domestic Sheep, Iran

Veterinary Research, 2017, 10(3), 15-20.

Body and Limb Conformational Deformities in Sheep in the Sahel: A Review

Veterinary Research, 2015, 8(1), 1-8.

Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Veterinary Research, 2020, 13(2), 8-18.

Ultrastructural Data on the Spore of Myxobolus dermatobius Ishii, 1915 (Myxosporea: Myxobolidae) Infecting Eye of Nile-Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Egypt

Veterinary Research, 2020, 13(1), 1-7.